03.21.17

EMV Attacks Stifled

Financial fraud is an inevitable fact of life. Bank regulators and law enforcement liken it to the unwinnable arcade game, Whack-a-Mole. Just as one fraud scheme is mitigated, another pops […]

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03.07.17

Quick Chip For Dial

Visa and MasterCard report that U.S. EMV dollar volume is approaching 50% of total card spend, largely attributable to purchases at large retailers. For a combination of reasons, there’s been […]

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02.07.17

USB Feeds PCI

Card swipe readers are seemingly everywhere. Many can be seen tethered to PCs, while others are soldered into keyboards, display monitors and electronic chassis and show up in finished products […]

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01.24.17

MC 2 Series

Just as the stresses of EMV have begun to subside within U.S. Payment System, a new mandate has arrived. Beginning in 2017, MasterCard will expand its numbering scheme to include account […]

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01.10.17

PIN Debit Steering

The Federal Reserve has released its latest findings on debit card usage in the United States. The report is thorough and well documents two major costs of debit card acceptance, […]

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